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Off Paper – Episode 10: Smart Supervision Project, Multnomah County, Oregon

Off Paper Podcast

Off Paper: The Criminal Justice Podcast from the FJC focuses on issues of federal criminal justice and, more specifically, how those issues affect probation and pretrial services officers and their clients. When an individual has finished serving any time and successfully completed release requirements, that person is “off paper.”



Kate Desmond, Keith Murphy, Mark A. Sherman, Alisha Moreland-Capuia
February 14, 2019

On this episode of Off Paper, host Mark Sherman talks to Dr. Alisha Moreland-Capuia, Kate Desmond, and Keith Murphy, who work together on the Multnomah County Department of Community Justice’s Smart Supervision Project—an effort to gather and use neuroscientific, culturally specific, trauma-informed research and information in the department’s work.

Dr. Alisha Moreland-Capuia is an assistant professor of public psychiatry at Oregon Health & Science University, where she directs the Avel Gordly Center for Healing and serves as a subject-matter expert for the Smart Supervision Project team. Kate Desmond is a community justice manager at the Multnomah County Department of Community Justice, where she manages the department’s Gresham office and leads the Smart Supervision Project team. Keith Murphy is a probation administrator in Multnomah County and the lead probation and parole officer on the Smart Supervision Project team.